Norbert Walter-Borjans has been busy turning himself into the public scourge of German tax cheats and foreign tax havens. Having
Following last year’s leak of confidential financial documents from a Panama law firm, a United Nations rights expert yesterday called
When the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 media partners began publishing the Panama Papers investigation on
Prosecutors in Panama have arrested the partners of a law firm involved in last year’s Panama Papers scandal in which thousands of documents related to offshore accounts were leaked.
Two Honduran executives allegedly used a Panamanian business and a US bank to pay $2.5 million in bribes, suggesting that banks based in Panama and the United States may be involved in one of the biggest corruption cases in Honduras.
A preparatory document for MEPs of the Panama Papers committee of inquiry has suggested that the committee’s focus should be on the alleged failure to enforce anti-money laundering rules, and taxation and auditing directives.
From the Panama Papers to the impeachments of the presidents of Brazil and South Korea, 2016 was a year marked by corruption scandals, and by rising public outrage over graft.
In a major boost to global efforts to fight wildlife crime, a consortium of 11 organizations shone a light on illicit financial flows and corruption during the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Panama identifying a series of steps to help tackle the scourge.
In a cover story for Dawn, Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper, journalist Khurram Husain writes that money laundering has become central to the normal functioning of the country's economy. Speaking to Amos Wittenberg, Khurram explains how this came ...
As regulatory compliance initiatives move toward utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), what effect might the increased efficacy of AML programs have on developing nations and small financial players without large compliance budgets? More ...
Scrapping the Serious Fraud Office is a huge step backwards in the UK’s fight against financial crime
In its manifesto, released yesterday, the Conservative Party pledged to abolish the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as an independent agency, instead merging it with the much larger National Crime Agency (NCA): 'We will strengthen Britain’s response ...
Barrister & leading financial crime investigator Tom Devlin offers practical guidance on creating a watertight and cost effective compliance regime. He looks at systems, employee training and continuing professional development, and the critical but often overlooked issue of corporate ...
On 3rd April 2017, the UK Treasury gained access to new penalties for individuals and firms that breach UK financial sanctions. Under the new rules, any persons deemed to have been involved in serious breaches after the ...
Senator Chiz Escudero has urged the Senate to approve amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) that places casinos within
Syria and Venezuela plotted in recent years to evade international sanctions on Syria through a secret deal to transport its
A major reform of the Dodd-Frank Act moved towards expected passage in the House Wednesday during a hearing on the
White House economic adviser Gary Cohn says President Donald Trump is “looking at” the future of U.S. sanctions on Russia.